In a case-by-case procedure, the court, in the case of minor criminal offenses
, establishes the sentence without a court hearing in a criminal case.
In some states, like Florida and Texas, possession of a small amount of marijuana is still a criminal offense
The percentage of criminal offenses
against individuals causing actual bodily harm was 5.
By linking the databases, the investigator was able to determine whether young women for whom Medicaid claims for reproductive health services (contraceptive management, pregnancy or pregnancy termination) had been submitted had also been the victim of suspected or documented abuse or had been referred for criminal offenses
Senator Charles Grassley (Republican -- Iowa) jumped on the pornography bandwagon by proposing a bill that would make it a criminal offense
to supply or permit the supply of "indecent" material to minors over the Internet.
Although impaired intellectual functioning, or the presence of a serious criminal offense
, often prompt a forensic evaluation, the proportion of retarded defendants who are referred for evaluation is still likely to be an underestimate of the true prevalence of retardation among criminal defendants.
Which type of criminal offense
poses the greatest threat to your community?
A permanent resident alien appealed the determination of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) that he was ineligible for discretionary relief from deportation because he had committed a criminal offense
that was listed in the Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act (AEDPA).
Prior to the Rodney King incident, "we would have jammed the guy, and jammed him thoroughly--meaning, he would have been identified, run for warrants (arrested if he had any), and then given a citation if there was any criminal offense
also committed, such as spitting on the sidewalk"
Nearly 29 percent of those abused and neglected as children were arrested for a criminal offense
as an adult, compared to 21 percent of the controls, reports Widom in the July AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ORTHOPSYCHIATRY.
Following the completion of the main trial, the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina handed down the Verdict on 5 March 2018, under which the Accused Dragisa Brnic and Neven Stanic are found guilty of the criminal offense
Illicit Trafficking in Narcotic Drugs in violation of Article 195 (3) as read with (1) of the CC of BIH, all in conjunction with Article 29 of the CC of BIH.
Defining criminal phenomena is important because it allows police officers, detectives, prosecutors, and judges to speak intelligently about a given criminal offense